Area and Global Studies Department at Grand Valley State University invites applications for assistant professor with research specialization in global studies, including areas such as global inequality, migration, transnationalism, global health, global communication, environment/sustainability, human rights and global perspectives on issues of identity, gender, race and ethnicity. Candidates must demonstrate teaching experience at undergraduate level, a commitment to serving diverse communities of learners and collaborating with diverse colleagues whose expertise spans disciplinary boundaries.
Ph.D. in relevant field by August 6, 2019.
Demonstrated interdisciplinary scholarship in global studies that connects to disciplines such as African/African American Studies, Middle East Studies, East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies.
Demonstrated scholarly activity and research agenda in global issues and social impact.
Demonstrated experience in teaching about global issues at undergraduate level.
Commitment to serving diverse communities of learners, collaborating with colleagues whose expertise spans disciplinary boundaries.
Ph.D. in Global Studies.
Demonstrated local or global community engagement with global issues.
Ability to teach both in classroom and online environment.
Demonstrated experience in teaching a broad range of courses in the existing interdisciplinary programs in the college, including Environmental Studies, and Human Rights.
Position Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced level courses in Global Studies and Social Impact and contribute to other programs in the college. Faculty members are required to demonstrate excellence in teaching, maintain an active research agenda and contribute service to the department, college, university and community. Ordinarily, tenure-track faculty members teach three courses per semester.
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits package.
Department/Division: Area and Global Studies/Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Application deadline: January 6, 2019.
How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu, click "Apply now." Include curriculum vitae; cover letter addressing required and preferred qualifications; research statement (1 page); and teaching philosophy statement (1 page). (Please note only specified documents should be uploaded.) Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Andrew Schlewitz, Grand Valley State University, Area and Global Studies, 1 Campus Drive - 106 LOH, Allendale, MI 49401-9403. For more details, see www.gvsu.edu/ags
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